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The Excitement of a New Year …And Dreading the ‘New You’ Diet

Every January feels the same – a spark of excitement for the New Year and what that may bring. However, along with it, for many of us, this clean slate can begin by carrying a little extra weight. The accompanying guilt from last year's indulgence doesn’t help. Unfortunately, this is often the case with our [...]

Taboo Foods For Pets

The holidays can spell trouble for pets. According to the National Animal Poison Control Center these foods are No-No’s for pets: Chocolate Grapes, raisins Sugar-free gums and candies (containing xylitol) Fatty foods Onions, garlic Compost, mulch Human medications Macadamia nuts Cleaning agents Unbaked bread dough Alcohol Other Holiday Hazards: Electric Cords Tinsel Ornaments Sponges Styrofoam [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:59:39+00:00December 10th, 2018|Holiday Pets|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Hazards – Keep Away From Your Pets

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends and enjoy a delicious meal. However, several of our favorite holiday treats can be toxic and even life-threatening, if ingested by cats or dogs. Keep the following trimmings away from your pets: Rich, fatty foods (turkey skins, gravy, etc.,) can contribute to pancreatitis. Inflammation [...]